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Turkey has been hit by the worst earthquake in decades. The number of victims is estimated at several thousand, tens of thousands of victims. The authorities called on the international community to help deal with the aftermath of the earthquake. Some crypto exchanges volunteered to help victims of the earthquake in Turkey.
In particular, exchanges such as BitMEX, Bybit, OKX, Bitfinex indicated that they would provide humanitarian assistance to the residents of Turkey and Syria, which also suffered from the earthquake.
What help are crypto exchanges ready to offer to victims of the earthquake in Turkey
In particular, the BitMEX platform will allocate proceeds from its trading contest, which will be held this week, as assistance. Bitget exchange allocates 1 million TL. The Gate platform is also going to provide 1 million Turkish lira, the launch of a project for humanitarian aid has been announced.
From the side of the Bybit exchange, they will also provide assistance to the victims. And Bitfinex is going to help not only the people of Turkey, but also Syria, where there are also many victims of the earthquake.
Representatives of the OKX exchange also decided to join other sites, and plan to deliver aid to those regions where the most destruction was recorded. Now plans are being drawn up for the delivery of goods, they will be announced additionally on the official resource of the exchange.
But as for the largest exchange Binance, its representatives have not yet reported how they are going to help. It is only indicated that various options for helping the victims are being considered, nothing more.
Cryptocurrency exchanges are trying to show that they are a socially responsible business
The above-mentioned cryptocurrency exchanges are trying to show that they are a socially oriented business, and therefore offer assistance to the regions of Turkey and Syria affected by the strongest earthquake. At the moment, groups of rescuers from different countries are sent to these countries. They have to dismantle a large number of destroyed houses and historical monuments.
By order of the President of Turkey, a nationwide mourning will be declared in the country. Recall that the strength of the shocks was over 7.8 points on a ten-point scale. During the past and today there were several more earthquakes, but of lesser strength. Rescue work will continue for a long time.
Author: Vadim Gruzdev, analyst Freedman Сlub Crypto News
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